What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
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.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.