Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
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.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
The object of the superior man is truth.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
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.