We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.