You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
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.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.