Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
What's done can't be undone.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.