When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Criticize the act, not the person.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.