Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
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.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
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!
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
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.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.