What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.