Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
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.