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!
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
All great achievements require time.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.