The object of the superior man is truth.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.