Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
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.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Think globally, act locally.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Be curious, not judgmental.