A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
What can't be cured must be endured.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
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!
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
The object of the superior man is truth.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.