The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Appearances often are deceiving.
What's done can't be undone.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
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.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.