You always admire what you really don't understand.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
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.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.