Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.