Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Criticize the act, not the person.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.