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.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.