Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
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.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
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.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.