The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.