Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
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.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
All great achievements require time.