He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Desire is the very essence of man.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
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.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.