Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.