Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
A precedent embalms a principle.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.