Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
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.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.