A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
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.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.