Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.