Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
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.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
A friend to all is a friend to none
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?