Be curious, not judgmental.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
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.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.