A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.