Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
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.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
The lie is a condition of life.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.