Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
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.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
I think, therefore I am.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
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.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid