I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
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.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
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.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it