An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
What's done can't be undone.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
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.