It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
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.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.