Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
The object of the superior man is truth.
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.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.