For we walk by faith, not by sight
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
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.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.