Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Time wounds all heels.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.