In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.