Turn your wounds into wisdom.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
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.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
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.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
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.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
A precedent embalms a principle.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
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.