Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
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.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.