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.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.