You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
All great achievements require time.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
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
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.