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.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
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.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Be curious, not judgmental.