Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.
Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers.
I existed from all eternity and, behold, I am here; and I shall exist till the end of time, for my being has no end.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
If indeed you must be candid, be candid beautifully.
A poet is a bird of unearthly excellence, who escapes from his celestial realm arrives in this world warbling. If we do not cherish him, he spreads his wings and flies back into his homeland.
The reality of the other person lies not in what he reveals to you, but what he cannot reveal to you. Therefore, if you would understand him, listen not to what he says, but rather to what he does not say.
Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills?
Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents.