A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Resist much. Obey little.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.