I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
All great achievements require time.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.