There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
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.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.