Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
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.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.