To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
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!
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.