The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
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.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
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.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Be curious, not judgmental.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
All great achievements require time.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.