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.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.