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.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are