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.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
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.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Wisdom begins at the end.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Criticize the act, not the person.
The object of the superior man is truth.