No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
A man is literally what he thinks.
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.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
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.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Appearances often are deceiving.
In moments of great grief, that’s where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.