It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
What can't be cured must be endured.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
A friend to all is a friend to none
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
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!
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
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.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.