Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
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.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Time wounds all heels.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The object of the superior man is truth.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
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.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.