If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
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.
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 who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.