Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Think globally, act locally.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
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.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.