Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
The object of the superior man is truth.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
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.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.