Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
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.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
A man is literally what he thinks.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.