To have a grievance is to have a purpose in life.
The words you speak today should be soft and tender … for tomorrow you may have to eat them
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
That all who are happy are equally happy is not true. A peasant and a philosopher may be equally satisfied, but not equally happy. A small drinking glass and a large one may be equally full, but the large one holds more than the small.
If your energy is as boundless as your ambition, total commitment may be a way of life you should seriously consider.
The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the non-intellectuals have never stirred.