It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.