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A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at h...   Life
A poet is a bird of unearthly excellence, who escapes from his celesti...   Poetry
Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do n...   Life
All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind...   Life
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.   Life
An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind.   Life
And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the...   Life
And the self-same well from which your laughter rises was often-times ...   Life
Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcan...   Art
Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.   Life
But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the ...   Life
Cast aside those who liken godliness to whimsy and who try to combine ...   Religion
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woe...   Equality
Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or...   Death
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.   Faith
Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.   Life
Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the cara...   Life
For what is it to die, but to stand in the sun and melt into the wind?   Death
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the wind...   Nature
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.   Life
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than ...   Life
Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it...   Life
Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a ...   Life
I am ungrateful to these teachers.   Life
I existed from all eternity and, behold, I am here; and I shall exist ...   Life
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intoler...   Life
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolera...   Life
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in ...   Religion
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silen...   Life
If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter a...   Life
If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidd...   Religion
If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that...   Business
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were alway...   Life
If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind ...   Life
If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?   Life
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of p...   Life
Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which ...   Life
Knowledge cultivates your seeds and does not sow in you seeds.   Life
Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbe...   Life
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.   Politics
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.   Love
Love... It surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all tha...   Life
Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it ...   Life
Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to ac...   Life
Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who listen to humanity...   Faith
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a l...   Life
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for E...   Life
Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.   Life
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictio...   Poetry
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a ...   Life
Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what w...   Life
Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.   Life
Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.   Life
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end ...   Life
The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem b...   Life
The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to ...   Life
The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and ...   Dreams
The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it sim...   Life
The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came...   Life
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of ...   Life
The tears that you spill, the sorrowful, are sweeter than the laughter...   Life
There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.   Life
They consider me to have sharp and penetrating vision because I see th...   Life
Time has been transformed, and we have changed; it has advanced and se...   Time
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has ...   Life
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.   Life
We were a silent, hidden thought in the folds of oblivion, and we have...   Life
What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follow...   Life
What do the nationalists say about killers punishing murderers and thi...   Politics
What is this world that is hastening me toward I know not what, viewin...   Life
When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and ste...   Life
When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it i...   Life
When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of th...   Life
Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer an...   Life
Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grav...   Life
Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but ...   Life
Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only w...   Life
Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into m...   Life
Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.   Life
Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But toda...   Life
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent fo...   Life
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you ...   Life
You have your ideology and I have mine.   Life
You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also ...   Life
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters o...   Life
Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by...   Life
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understandin...   Life
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does ...   Life