No bird has ever uttered note That was not in some first bird’s throat; Since Eden’s freshness and man’s fall No rose has been original.
There must be such a thing as a child with average ability, but you can’t find a parent who will admit that it is his child.
God is everywhere but He is most manifest in man. So serve man as God. That is as good as worshipping God.
Disease is the tax which the soul pays for the body, as the tenant pays house-rent for the use of the house.
He who receives a great many letters demanding answer, sees himself as if engaged in a hopeless struggle of one man against the rest of the world.
Longing is like the rosy dawn. After the dawn out comes the sun. Longing is followed by the vision of God.
The physicians of one class feel the patients and go away, merely prescribing medicine. As they leave the room they simply ask the patient to take the medicine. They are the poorest class of physicians.
Many good sayings are to be found in holy books, but merely reading them will not make one religious.
It is easy to talk on religion, but difficult to practice it.
Travel in all the four quarters of the earth, yet you will find nothing anywhere. Whatever there is, is only here.