Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
What's done can't be undone.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
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.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
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.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
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?