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.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.