One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
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.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.