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.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
I think, therefore I am.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
For we walk by faith, not by sight