A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
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.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Think globally, act locally.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
All great achievements require time.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.