Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
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.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
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.
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.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.