The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
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.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
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.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.