I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.
When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. 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.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.