He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
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.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
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.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.