To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in 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!
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.