Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
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.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.