One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Time wounds all heels.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
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.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Think globally, act locally.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.