You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
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.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.