Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Intelligence is a moral category.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.