Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
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.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
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.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.