Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
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.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.