No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
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.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.