Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
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.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe