The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
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.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Resist much. Obey little.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
I think, therefore I am.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.