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.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.