Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.