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!
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
What's done can't be undone.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.