You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
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.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
What's done can't be undone.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.