Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.