Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
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.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.