Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
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!
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
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.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.