No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
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.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
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.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.