Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
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.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.