I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
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.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.