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.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.