The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
A friend to all is a friend to none
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.