He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
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.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
A friend to all is a friend to none