Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
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 most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Criticize the act, not the person.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.