Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Time wounds all heels.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
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!
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.