The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
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.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.