Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
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.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.