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.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.