The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
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.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
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.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.