Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
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.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.