He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
I think, therefore I am.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Resist much. Obey little.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.