If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
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!
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.