I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
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.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
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.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The object of the superior man is truth.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
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.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.