Words of love are works of love.
Beware the deadly fumes of that insane elation Which rises from the cup of mad impiety, And go, get drunk with that divine intoxication Which is more sober far than all sobriety.
Cunning is the dwarf of wisdom.
Reserve may be pride fortified in ice; dignity is worth reposing on truth.
Fate is the friend of the good, the guide of the wise, the tyrant of the foolish, the enemy of the bad.
The flower which we do not pluck is the only one which never loses its beauty or its fragrance.
God's mills grind slow, But they grind woe.
Ah, could the soul, like the body, have a mirror! It has,--a friend.
Ignorance is the mother of suspicion.
Tears are the tribute of humanity to its destiny.
God hands gifts to some, whispers them to others.
The God of merely traditional believers is the great Absentee of the universe.
How sublime is the audacious tautology of Mohammed, God is God!
Every man is his own greatest dupe.
The devil may be bullied, but not the Deity.
True statesmanship is the art of changing a nation from what it is into what it ought to be.
Laws are the silent assessors of God.
Public opinion is a second conscience.
Keep your working power at its maximum.
After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond districts of the mind.
In the rest of Nirvana all sorrows surcease: Only Buddha can guide to that city of Peace Whose inhabitants have the eternal release.
Heart's-ease is a flower which blooms from the grave of desire.
False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
The lower a man descends in his love, the higher he lifts his life.
The most terrible of all things is terror.
I would give more for the private esteem and love of one than for the public praise of ten thousand.
Of all the portions of life it is in the two twilights, childhood and age, that tears fall with the most frequency; like the dew at dawn and eve.
Courage makes a man more than himself; for he is then himself plus his valor.
To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim requires a genius; a vital appropriating exercise of mind closely allied to that which first created it.