Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
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.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.