Let him who would move the world first move himself.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
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.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
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.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
A man is literally what he thinks.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.