Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
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.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Time wounds all heels.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
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.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.