The only real laughter comes from despair.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
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.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.