Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
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.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.