In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
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.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.