If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
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.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
For we walk by faith, not by sight
I think, therefore I am.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.