Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
A precedent embalms a principle.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.