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.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
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.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.