He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy