Compassion is the basis of morality.
Resist much. Obey little.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
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!