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.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
All great achievements require time.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
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.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.