A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
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.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.