Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.
To know oneself, one should assert oneself.
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not.
I see how we ourselves stand before the future, divided between hope and fear. But at least we know that there is a future, that the moment is momentous. We stand now as we do sometimes in our own individual humdrum lives, thrilled by the thought of the morrow, the morrow which will be utterly unlike today, or yesterday.
YOU ARE JUST You are not just for the right or left, but for what is right over the wrong. You are not just rich or poor, but always wealthy in the mind and heart. You are not perfect, but flawed. You are flawed, but you are just. You may just be conscious human, but you are also a magnificent reflection of God.
One can't allow oneself to be bullied into abandoning one's dream.
To arrive at a contradiction is to confess an error in one's thinking; to maintain a contradiction is to abdicate one's mind and to evict oneself from the realm of reality.
In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself.
Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division; and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.
Self-complacency is pleasure accompanied by the idea of oneself as cause.
Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself.
Ethics is in origin the art of recommending to others the sacrifices required for cooperation with oneself.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.
Craving, not having, is the mother of a reckless giving of oneself.
To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.