There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.