Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
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.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
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!
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.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
I think, therefore I am.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.