In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
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 pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens