Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?