For we walk by faith, not by sight
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.