All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
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 precedent embalms a principle.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
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 have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
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.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.