Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Criticize the act, not the person.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.