A good teacher does something more than teaching; he makes you start learning.
Gratitude is more of a compliment to yourself than someone else.
Never congratulate a doctor for the fast recovery of a patient.
Innocence is the most intelligent admission of stupidity.
Religion and philosophy have different logics, speak different languages. Their logics are mutually exclusive, languages sometimes overlapping. It is hard to find something really common in them. I think I—a man in totally unconditional pursuit of happiness, whatever it is, wherever it lies—am only supposed to consider which of them has more in common with...
Love, endure, persist… Everything will return to you, innocent fool!
Truth and reality are two different things. Truth is nothing more or less than an expression of reality as you perceive it, while reality being something totally independent of, and indifferent to how you express, or even, perceive it. People differ only in their reference to reality; and this difference is not without its own...
Melancholy is an escape not from reality, but unreality of the world.
A mind can be empty of thoughts but a heart cannot be void of feelings.
Rules are where there is a lack. They are to make up the deficiency, explicit or implicit. The system of existence, being complete in itself, is in no need to follow any of them. The appearance of disorder—or even order, in contrast—is when we observe something as a detached entity. Taken as a whole, the...
The biggest challenge for human mind is human mind.
A successful father is not more successful than his children.
Determinism gives you the freedom to do whatever you like.
Desire is a great virtue, but expectation is an even greater vice.
The fate of man does not chase him as much as he chases his fate.
Children and journalists need what they don’t need actually.
Falsehood of a good man is better than truth of a bad one.
Philosophy is an infertile hybrid. Life is a prolific hermaphrodite.
The greatest fear in life is not of death, but unsolicited change.
Stupidity is not a behavior; it’s a religion. One can die for it!