Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.