The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
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.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.