To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Resist much. Obey little.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.