One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
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.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
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.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The lie is a condition of life.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.