It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
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.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.