Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
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.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Resist much. Obey little.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
For we walk by faith, not by sight