A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
What can't be cured must be endured.