"Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power."
"I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me."
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
"be you. whoever that is. your purest truth. be a blinding anomaly."
"Introverts, in contrast, may have strong social skills and enjoy parties and business meetings, but after a while wish they were home in their pajamas. They prefer to devote their social energies to close friends, colleagues, and family. They listen more than they talk, think before they speak, and often feel as if they express themselves better in writing than in conversation. They tend to dislike conflict. Many have a horror of small talk, but enjoy deep discussions."
"Life is a disease: sexually transmitted, and invariably fatal."
"The higher philosophical man has solitude not because he wishes to be alone but because he is something that finds no equals."
"I feel oddly happy. To enjoy the present as if I had never lived and would tomorrow be dead […] The secret of peace: a devout worship of the moment. Ironically: with most people this is what comes naturally."