Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
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.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
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.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.