Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.