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!
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.