Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
What can't be cured must be endured.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.