Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
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.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Appearances often are deceiving.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.