Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Appearances often are deceiving.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength