The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Think globally, act locally.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.