Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
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.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
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.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.