Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
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.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The lie is a condition of life.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.