It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
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.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
I think, therefore I am.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Time wounds all heels.