What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.