Criss Jami Quotes
Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.
If a man cannot understand the beauty of life, it is probably because life never understood the beauty in him.
If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences.
It's not about going around trying to stir up trouble. As long as you're honest and you articulate what you believe to be true, somebody somewhere will become your enemy whether you like it or not.
Just because something isn't a lie does not mean that it isn't deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction.
Man is not, by nature, deserving of all that he wants. When we think that we are automatically entitled to something, that is when we start walking all over others to get it.
Never hide things from hardcore thinkers. They get more aggravated, more provoked by confusion than the most painful truths.
The motive behind criticism often determines its validity. Those who care criticize where necessary. Those who envy criticize the moment they think that they have found a weak spot.
To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect.
To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.
True rebels hate their own rebellion. They know by experience that it is not a cool and glamorous lifestyle; it takes a courageous fool to say things that have not been said and to do things that have not been done.
When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually understand them.