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.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!