Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Time wounds all heels.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.