Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
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.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Time wounds all heels.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact