Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Desire is the very essence of man.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Be curious, not judgmental.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
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.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.