Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
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.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
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.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Intelligence is a moral category.
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.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.