The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
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!
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
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.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.