If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word "happy" would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.