You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
I think, therefore I am.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.