Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.