If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
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!
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Intelligence is a moral category.