You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
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.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
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.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
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?