Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Be curious, not judgmental.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Time wounds all heels.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.