If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.