In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.