Compassion is the basis of morality.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Time wounds all heels.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.