One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
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.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
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.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.