Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
The lie is a condition of life.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
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.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.