Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Criticize the act, not the person.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
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.