If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
What's done can't be undone.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.