Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
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.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.