It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
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.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
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.