Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
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!
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Resist much. Obey little.
The lie is a condition of life.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.