Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.