When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.