All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
Resist much. Obey little.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!