There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
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!
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.