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.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.