It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
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.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
What's done can't be undone.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.