It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Resist much. Obey little.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.