All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!