You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
What's done can't be undone.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Appearances often are deceiving.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
In moments of great grief, that’s 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.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.