Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
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.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.