Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
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.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
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.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.