Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
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.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
A man is literally what he thinks.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
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.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.