Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Think globally, act locally.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Desire is the very essence of man.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.