Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible