It is tact that is golden, not silence.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
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.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.