Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
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.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.