It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.