Art has the qualities of aesthetic beauty, purity, transcendence.
Kindness is an investment. Good karma is the return.
Karma is a good judge of character, and you, my friend, are f*cked.
When someone betrays you, it is a reflection of their character, not yours.
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.
People accept only that person as their leader who is radiant with good knowledge and karma.
The one who is afraid of doing wrong (paap) that is considered to be a Great Knowledge.
Live and act within the limit of your knowledge and keep expanding it to the limit of your life.
They say love is the best investment; the more you give, the more you get in return.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
A sense of humour is the only divine quality of man.
To free a man from error is to give, not to take away. Knowledge that a thing is false is a truth. Error always does harm; sooner or later it will bring mischief to the man who harbors it.
It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals his character.
The life of every individual, viewed as a whole and in general, and when only its most significant features are emphasized, is really a tragedy; but gone through in detail it has the character of a comedy.
Rascals are always sociable, and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in other companies.
As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.
The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable.
National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right.
Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.
A man shows his character just in the way in which he deals with trifles – for then he is off his guard.