In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
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.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.