Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The only real laughter comes from despair.