Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
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.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.