You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
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.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
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.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.