It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.