Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.