Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
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.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.