Dare to risk public criticism.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.