To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Time wounds all heels.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
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.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.