An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
A friend to all is a friend to none
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.