Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Intelligence is a moral category.
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.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.