Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.