Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
The golden rule of conduct is mutual toleration, seeing that we will never all think alike and we shall always see Truth in fragment and from different points of vision.
You yourself as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve love and affection.
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
If you don't find God in the next person you meet, it is a waste of time looking for him further.
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment.
Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
Where there is life, there is love.
True love is boundless like the ocean and, swelling within one, spreads itself out and, crossing all boundaries and frontiers, envelops the whole world.
Where love is, there God is also.
Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph: a beginning, a struggle, and a victory.
Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them-a desire, a dream, a vison.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.
Truth resides in every human heart,
and one has to search for it there,
and to be guided by truth as one sees it.
But no one has a right to coerce others
to act according to his own view of truth.
No one can ride on the back of a man unless it is bent.
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.
The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted.
Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
Wherever you are you will always be in my heart.
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.