Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Though free to think and act, we are held together, like the stars in the firmament, with ties inseparable. These ties cannot be seen, but we can feel them.
This soul, or life within us, by no means agrees with the life outside us. If one has the courage to ask her what she thinks, she is always saying the very opposite to what other people say.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.