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.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.