Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
A friend to all is a friend to none
The cure for pain is in the pain.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.