To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.
Monotony is the law of nature. Look at the monotonous manner in which the sun rises. The monotony of necessary occupation is exhilarating and life giving.
Good government is no substitute for self-government
Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding.
Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.
My faith runs so very much faster than my reason that I can challenge the whole world and say, 'God is, was and ever shall be
The human voice can never reach the distance that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice, Politics without principles
Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.
I do feel that spiritual progress does demand, at some stage, that we should cease to kill our fellow creatures for the satisfaction of our bodily wants.
Those with the greatest awareness have the greatest nightmares.
It is necessary to correct the error that vegetarianism has made us weak in mind, or passive or inert in action. I do not regard flesh-food as necessary at any stage.
Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.
Infinite striving to be the best is mans duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in Gods hands.
As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.