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.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
What's done can't be undone.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
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
A precedent embalms a principle.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.