Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.