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.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
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.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
What's done can't be undone.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Wisdom begins at the end.
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 only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.