The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Time wounds all heels.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
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.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.