It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
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!
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
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.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
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.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
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.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.