I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Time wounds all heels.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
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.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
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.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.