He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
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.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
The lie is a condition of life.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Criticize the act, not the person.
What's done can't be undone.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.