Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.