If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Desire is the very essence of man.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
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.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.