It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible