True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.