Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
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'.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.