Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.