Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
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.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.