Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.