Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
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.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
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.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.