Karma is a dish that tastes bitter, unless it is dished out to someone else.
Sometimes you have to give people a taste of their own medicine.
India has the sanction of her own past glory and future vision to become strong – in every sense of the term.
A sense of humour is the only divine quality of man.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Scholars are those who have read in books, but thinkers, men of genius, world-enlighteners, and reformers of the human race are those who have read directly in the book of the world.
Genius lives only one storey above madness.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war; and this lesson saves their children, their homes, and their properties.
An actor should refine public taste.
I am not aware that I have deserved any notoriety, and I have no taste for its buzz.
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.
Words are like Leaves; and where they most abound, Much Fruit of Sense beneath is rarely found.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet detest the offence?
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Be sure yourself and your own reach to know how far your genius taste and learning go.
Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work.