To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
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.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.