Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Desire is the very essence of man.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
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.