Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
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.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
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.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.