Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.