This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.