We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
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.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.