Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.