Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
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.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.