Don't criticize what you can't understand.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.