You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.