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.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
What's done can't be undone.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.