None but ourselves can free our minds.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
The object of the superior man is truth.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.