Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
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.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
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.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.