Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Time wounds all heels.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
The lie is a condition of life.