Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.