One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
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.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.