Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
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.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
What can't be cured must be endured.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.