The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
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?
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
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
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.