Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
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.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.