Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
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.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
I think, therefore I am.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.