Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.