What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.