Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
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.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.