Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Resist much. Obey little.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
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.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.