If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Appearances often are deceiving.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
All great achievements require time.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.