Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
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.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.