Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
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.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.