Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
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.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.