Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
All great achievements require time.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe