You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
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.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
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.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.