Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Appearances often are deceiving.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
What's done can't be undone.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.