Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.