Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
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.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
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