If men possessed wisdom, which stands in the same relation to the form of man as the sight to the eye, they would not cause any injury to themselves or to others; for the knowledge of truth removes hatred and quarrels, and prevents mutual injuries.
Your neighbor’s vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.
However great the exertion of our mind may be to comprehend the Divine Being or any of the ideals, we find a screen and partition between Him and ourselves. Thus the prophets frequently hint at the existence of a partition between God and us.
We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands on himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
You must consider, when reading this treatise, that mental perception, because connected with matter, is subject to conditions similar to those to which physical perception is subject.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Know or listen to those who know.
If fame is to come only after death, I am in no hurry for it.