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Angels fly because they take themselves lightly.

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
A wounded deer leaps the highest.
If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new.
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
Do Something. If it works, do more of it. If it doesn't, do something else.
What you are will show in what you do.
People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile.
We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided.
To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.
Forget the times of your distress, but never forget what they taught you.
The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.
Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
Never forget what a person says to you when they are angry.
Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding.
The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.
Never play leapfrog with a unicorn.
Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
A good scare is worth more than good advice.
Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity.
When it gets dark enough you can see the stars.
The world breaks everyone and afterward many are stronger at the broken places.
Take the world as it is, not as it ought to be.
Tell the world who you are but don’t use a word.
We must ask not only if it is profitable, but is it right?
If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.
Real love stories never have endings.
As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person.
He who strikes terror in others is himself continually in fear.
The first and great commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
Fear the man who fears you.
In time we hate that which we often fear.
The man who has ceased to fear has ceased to care.
The fear of being wrong is the prime inhibitor of the creative process.
Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
The only way around is through.
No one root is responsible for the existence of a tree.
You can never get enough of what you don't want.
The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
The irrationality of a thing is no argument against its existence, rather a condition of it.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.
If you don't run your own life, somebody else will.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
The healthy man does not torture others -- generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
The way you see people is the way you treat them.
sometimes you don't know you've crossed the line until you're on the other side and can't go back.
Rebuke with soft words and hard arguments.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
We will either find a way, or make one.
We must travel in the direction of our fear.

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