Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
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.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Time wounds all heels.
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.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The object of the superior man is truth.