I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
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.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
All great achievements require time.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
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.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
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.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.