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!
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.