When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Appearances often are deceiving.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Time wounds all heels.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.