Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
The lie is a condition of life.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
In moments of great grief, thatís 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.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.