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.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.