The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
The earth is like a beautiful bride who needs no manmade jewels to heighten her loveliness...
If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.
He who does not see the angels and devils in the beauty and malice of life will be far removed from knowledge, and his spirit will be empty of affection.
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
Keep me from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh, and the greatness which does not bow before children.