Nor is it a thought I leave behind me, but a heart made sweet with hunger and with thirst.

The professors in the academy say, Do not make the model more beautiful than she is, and my soul whispers, O if you could only paint the model as beautiful as she really is.

The sea that calls all things unto her calls me, and I must embark.

Jesus loved me and I knew not why. And I loved him because He quickened my spirit to heights beyond my stature, and to depths beyond my sounding. Love is a sacred mystery. To those who love, it remains forever wordless; But to those who do not love, it may be but a heartless jest.

If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.

The real in us is silent; the acquired is talkative.

Your house is your larger body.

Where can I find a man governed by reason instead of habits and urges.

And in the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures.

Your house shall be not an anchor but a mast.

The tears that you spill the sorrowful are sweeter than the laughter of snobs and the guffaws of scoffers.

Words are timeless. You should utter them or write them with a knowledge of their timelessness.

Rest in reason; move in passion.

The real test of good manners is to be able to put up with bad manners pleasantly.

Dig anywhere in the earth and you will find a treasure, only you must dig with the faith of a peasant.

There is a desire deep within the soul which drives man from the seen to the unseen, to philosophy and to the divine.

Fortune craves not Contentment, for it is an earthly hope, and its desires are embraced by union with objects, while Contentment is naught but heartfelt.

I said to Life, I would hear Death speak. And Life raised her voice a little higher and said, You hear him now.

To belittle, you have to be little.

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.

Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.

It is not a garment I cast off this day, but a skin that I tear with my own hands.

You may judge others only according to your knowledge of yourself.

It is to charge all things you fashion with a breath of your own spirit, and to know that all blessed dead are standing about you and watching. Work is love made visible.

Men, even if they are born free, will remain slaves of strict laws enacted by their forefathers...

If indeed you must be candid be candid beautifully.

What do the nationalists say about killers punishing murderers and thieves sentencing looters.

And all knowledge is vain save when there is work, and all work is empty save when there is love; and when you work with love you bind yourself to yourself, and to one another, and to God.

The flowers of spring are winter's dreams related at the breakfast table of the angels.

There is neither religion nor science beyond beauty.

And though heavy-grounded ships await the tide upon your shores, yet, even like an ocean, you cannot hasten your tides.

Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.

It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; for love is sufficient unto love.

Love possesses not nor would it be possessed.

Hearts that are united through the medium of sorrow will not be separated by the glory of happiness.

Love possesses not nor would it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love. And think not you ca

The philosopher's soul dwells in his head, the poet's soul is in his heart; the singer's soul lingers about his throat, but the soul of the dancer abides in all her body.

And you, vast sea, sleeping mother, Who alone are peace and freedom to the river and the stream, Only another winding will this stream make, only another murmur in this glade, And then I shall come to you, a boundless drop to a boundless ocean.

It shall not be a glistening film that covers a wound, but an eyelid that guards the eye.

What is word knowledge but a shadow of wordless knowledge?

Your confidence in the people and your doubt about them are closely related to your self-confidence and your self-doubt.

We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us.

It takes two of us to discover truth: one to utter it and one to understand it.

And I say that life is indeed darkness save when there is urge, And all urge is blind save when there is knowledge. And all knowledge is vain save when there is work, And all work is empty save when there is love; And when you work with love you bind your self to yourself, and to one another, and to God.

Beauty is life when life unveils her holy face. But you are life and you are the veil. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror.

A truth is to be known always, to be uttered sometimes.