Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
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.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Be curious, not judgmental.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.