A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.