The only real laughter comes from despair.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
All great achievements require time.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
The lie is a condition of life.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Turn your wounds into wisdom.