The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
All great achievements require time.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
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.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
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.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
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.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
What can't be cured must be endured.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.