I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.