You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more