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.
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.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Intelligence is a moral category.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.