Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.