Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
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.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.