Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Desire is the very essence of man.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
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.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.