If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
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.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.