If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.