I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.