It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
What can't be cured must be endured.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.