The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.