The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Genius is sorrow's child.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Nothing is black or white.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.