One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Resist much. Obey little.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.