Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
Believe those who are seeking the truth doubt those who find it.
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
Art is a collarboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.
Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else.
The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say because they were too obvious.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
It is better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for what you are not.
One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
In order to be utterly happy the only thing necessary is to refrain from comparing this moment with other moments in the past, which I often did not fully enjoy because I was comparing them with other moments of the future.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.