In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Think globally, act locally.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
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.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.