All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Criticize the act, not the person.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
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.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.