You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.