Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
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.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Wisdom begins at the end.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.