Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.