You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
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!
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.