Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
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.
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.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs 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.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.