The lie is a condition of life.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
A man is literally what he thinks.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.