The only real laughter comes from despair.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
All great achievements require time.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
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?
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.