Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
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.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire 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!
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.