Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
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.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
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.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.