Religion is the frozen thought of man out of which they build temples.
The earth is the Lord’s fullness thereof: this is no longer a hollow dictum of religion, but a directive for economic action toward human brotherhood.
A woman is more beautiful than the world in which I live; and so I close my eyes.
In should be the duty of every soldier to reflect on the experiences of the past, in the endeavor to discover improvements, in his particular sphere of action, which are practicable in the immediate future.
To curb the machine and limit art to handicraft is a denial of opportunity.
Truth cannot be brought down; rather, the individual must make the effort to ascend to it. You cannot bring the mountaintop to the valley. If you would attain to the mountaintop, you must pass through the valley, climb the steeps, unafraid of the dangerous precipices.
Can the mind see the truth of its own incapacity to know the unknown? Surely if I see very clearly that my mind cannot know the unknown, there is absolute quietness.
Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war.
A belief is purely an individual matter, and you cannot and must not organize it. If you do, it becomes dead, crystallized; it becomes a creed, a sect, a religion, to be imposed on others.
If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.