Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid