Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
A friend to all is a friend to none
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
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.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.