If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.