| Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
| The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
| We may have our private opinions but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?
| I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
| A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.
| Poverty is the worst form of violence.
| First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
| You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
| God sometimes does try to the uttermost those whom he wishes to bless.
| I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force.
| What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea.
| Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.
| It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
| For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion.
| Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive.
| It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
| There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.
| Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
| Increase of material comforts, it may be generally laid down, does not in any way whatsoever conduce to moral growth.
| In a gentle way, you can shake the world.