Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
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.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Be curious, not judgmental.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Resist much. Obey little.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.