Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
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.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Intelligence is a moral category.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.