My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.