I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
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.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.