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.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
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.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
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.