Great acts are made up of small deeds.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.