Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
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.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.