As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
What can't be cured must be endured.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
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.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
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.