Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Appearances often are deceiving.
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.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.