A man is literally what he thinks.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
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.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.