Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Intelligence is a moral category.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.