The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
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!
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
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.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.