If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
A friend to all is a friend to none
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.
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.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.