To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
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.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.