Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
History is the devil's scripture.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.