The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.