There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
What can't be cured must be endured.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.