The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.