Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
A jug fills drop by drop.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Be that self which one truly is.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.