Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Time wounds all heels.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Be curious, not judgmental.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.