It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
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.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Wisdom begins at the end.