Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
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.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.