You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Be curious, not judgmental.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
The only real laughter comes from despair.