If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
What can't be cured must be endured.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength