Think globally, act locally.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Compassion is the basis of morality.