Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Desire is the very essence of man.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
In moments of great grief, that’s where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?