If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.