I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
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.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Appearances often are deceiving.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.