You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
He who wants to do good knocks at the gate; he who loves finds the gate open.
Trees are Earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
The burden of self is lightened when I laugh at myself.
Mistakes live in the neighborhood of truth and therefore delude us.
You smiled and talked to me of nothing and I felt that for this I had been waiting long.
The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.
Clever lies become matters of self-congratulation. Solemn pledges become a farce—laughable for their very solemnity. The Nation, with all its paraphernalia of power and prosperity, its flags and pious hymns, its blasphemous prayers in the...
The man who aims at his own aggrandisement underrates everything else.
The burden of the self is lightened with I laugh at myself.
Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
The mountain remains unmoved at seeming defeat by the mist.
TRUTH in her dress finds facts too tight. In fiction she moves with ease.
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.