The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.