I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.