The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Appearances often are deceiving.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Think globally, act locally.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
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.
Criticize the act, not the person.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.