The lie is a condition of life.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
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!
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
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.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.