A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
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.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.