Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.