To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
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.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.