You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
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.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Criticize the act, not the person.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.