Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence