Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
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.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Intelligence is a moral category.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it