Compassion is the basis of morality.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
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.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
A man is literally what he thinks.