Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
In moments of great grief, thatís 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.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
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.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.