The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
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!
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.