Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.