There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Time wounds all heels.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
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.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.