Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Appearances often are deceiving.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.