The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
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.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.