I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
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.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
We never see ourselves as others see us.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
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.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.