The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Be that self which one truly is.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.