Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
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?
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.