Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
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.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.