Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.