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.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Be curious, not judgmental.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
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.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
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.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.