“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”


“Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise nor blame.”


“But if a man carries his own light with him, he need not be afraid of any darkness.”


“Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.”

Power of Understanding

“I do not want the peace which passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace.”

Not Two

“There can be unity where there is not uniformity.”


“To build for man a world without fear, we must be without fear. To build a world of justice, we must be just.”


“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”

On Being Human

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


“Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.”