I had taken a course in Ethics. I read a thick textbook, heard the class discussions and came out of it saying I hadn’t learned a thing I didn’t know before about morals and what is right or wrong in human conduct.
Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split one boulder.
The style of God venerated in the church, mosque, or synagogue seems completely different from the style of the natural universe.
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world.
The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money… they don’t know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination.
I learned you can’t trust the judgment of good friends.
Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers.