Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.