What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.