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.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
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.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The lie is a condition of life.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.