The man who wakes up and finds himself famous hasn’t been asleep.
Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step; for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair.
Don’t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while.
Life is a mirror, if you frown at it, it frowns back; if you smile, it returns the greeting.
The pure impulse of dynamic creation is formless and being formless, the creation it gives rise to can assume any and every form.
The test of a successful person is not an ability to eliminate all problems before they arise, but to meet and work out difficulties when they do arise. We must be willing to make an intelligent compromise with perfection lest we wait forever before taking action. It’s still good advice to cross bridges as we come to them.