Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Wisdom begins at the end.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.