Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
In moments of great grief, thatís 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.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
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.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.