Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Turn your wounds into 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.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.