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.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first