Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
In moments of great grief, that’s where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.