Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.