Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
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.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Be curious, not judgmental.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.