Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
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.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
What's done can't be undone.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
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.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.