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 noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
A friend to all is a friend to none
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Resist much. Obey little.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.