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.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.