What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
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.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.