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If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.

Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents.

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply.

When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.

The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious of the rose.

Yesterday is but today's memory, tomorrow is today's dream.

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.

An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind.

I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strangely, I am ungrateful to these teachers.

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
"Knowledge cultivates
your seeds and
does not sow in your seeds."
Kahlil Gibran
"Trust in dreams,
for in them is hidden
the gate to eternity."
Kahlil Gibran


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