As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Think globally, act locally.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
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.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.