When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
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.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
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.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.