Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
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.
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.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
A precedent embalms a principle.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
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.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.