To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Be curious, not judgmental.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Criticize the act, not the person.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.