A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
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.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.