Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Give up trying to make me give up
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.