Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
I think, therefore I am.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.