The only real laughter comes from despair.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little