If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
I think, therefore I am.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Appearances often are deceiving.