Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
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.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
What can't be cured must be endured.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
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.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.