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.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Desire is the very essence of man.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Think globally, act locally.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.