All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
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.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
What's done can't be undone.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.