To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
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.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.