There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.