You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
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.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
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.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
All great achievements require time.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.