You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.