To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Be curious, not judgmental.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
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.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.