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If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. – Nelson Mandela

Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent. – Dalai Lama

Sky - Profound quotes thinkers creativesThere is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supersedes all other courts. – Mahatma Gandhi

The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success. – Paramahansa Yogananda

It is better to travel well than to arrive. – Buddha

A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain? – Khalil Gibran

Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up. – Robert Frost

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting. – Henry David Thoreau

Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term “art,” I should call it “the reproduction of what the senses perceive in nature through the veil of the soul.” The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of “artist.” – Edgar Allan Poe

We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it. – John Lennon

Woman and lion cubs - Profound quotes thinkers creativesThe fact that you are willing to say, “I do not understand, and it is fine,” is the greatest understanding you could exhibit.
– Wayne Dyer

I am not young enough to know everything. – James M. Barrie

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. – William Shakespeare

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. – Oscar Wilde

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered. – Nelson Mandela

What is new in the world? Nothing. What is old in the world? Nothing. Everything has always been and will always be. – Sai Baba

Appearance is something absolute, but reality is not that way—everything is interdependent, not absolute. – Dalai Lama

Beach sunset - Profound quotes thinkers creativesMy best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. – Aristotle

To be great is to be misunderstood. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty. – Mother Teresa

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. – Oscar Wilde

Diary on rock - Profound quotes thinkers creativesI’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back. – Maya Angelou

An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it. – Mahatma Gandhi

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. – Robert Frost

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others. – Aristotle

Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. – Edgar Allan Poe

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. – Henry David Thoreau

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers. – Khalil Gibran

People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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