Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
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.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
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.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.