He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
The object of the superior man is truth.
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.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.