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.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
A precedent embalms a principle.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
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.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
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.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.