Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
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.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Compassion is the basis of morality.