Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
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.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?