Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.