Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Wisdom begins at the end.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Intelligence is a moral category.
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.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
All great achievements require time.
Be curious, not judgmental.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.