The only real laughter comes from despair.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
A precedent embalms a principle.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
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.