Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
In moments of great grief, that’s where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.