The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
"It is not that I do not get angry. I don't give vent to my anger. I cultivate the quality of patience as angerlessness, and generally speaking, I succeed. But I only control my anger when it comes. How I find it possible to control it would be a useless question, for it is a habit that everyone must cultivate and must succeed in forming by constant practice."
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding. The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.