Freedom is from within.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Genius is sorrow's child.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.