Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.