One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
I think, therefore I am.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.