But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
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.
Resist much. Obey little.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
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.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.