Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
In moments of great grief, that’s 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.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
For we walk by faith, not by sight
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
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.