Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
I think, therefore I am.