It takes a great man to be a good listener.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.