It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
All great achievements require time.