At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
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.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
A friend to all is a friend to none