Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.