Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
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 the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
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.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
A precedent embalms a principle.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.