The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
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.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
All great achievements require time.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.