When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
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.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
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!
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.