A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
Your duty is to treat everybody with love as a manifestation of the Lord.
There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.
Shuddering under the autumn stars, each year, the head sinks lower and lower.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Civilization, to be worthy of the name, must afford other methods of settling human differences than those of blood letting.
The near stillness recalls what is forgotten, extinct angels.
Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.