What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
A man is literally what he thinks.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe