It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become...as strong as they can be.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it's like they didn't fade away at all.
Though I love my country, I do not love my countrymen.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can't play the part of a wise man.
It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in the order of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.