If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The object of the superior man is truth.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
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.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.