And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
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.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.