The only real laughter comes from despair.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
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.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Desire is the very essence of man.