Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.