Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
All great achievements require time.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
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.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.