Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
What's done can't be undone.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.