If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The lie is a condition of life.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
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.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Appearances often are deceiving.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.