In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.