If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
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.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
A friend to all is a friend to none
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.