The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
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!
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
What can't be cured must be endured.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Be curious, not judgmental.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.