All great achievements require time.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
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.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.