Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
The lie is a condition of life.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.