The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
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.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength