Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.