I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The lie is a condition of life.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
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.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.