Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
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.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
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.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.