Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
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.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.