The life of a single human being is worth a million times more than all the property of the richest man on earth.
No rights without duties, and equally no duties without rights
"Philosophers have hitherto only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it."
Freedom is merely privilege extended
unless enjoyed by one and all
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
The man who prays is the one who thinks that god has arranged matters all wrong, but who also thinks that he can instruct god how to put them right.
Nothing prevents the amoral process of natural selection from evolving a brain with genuine big-hearted emotions.
Public opinion is often wrong. Mob opinion is almost always wrong. Religious opinion is wrong by definition.
The best thing that can happen to a human being is to find a problem, to fall in love with that problem, and to live trying to solve that problem, unless another problem even more lovable appears.
All life is problem solving.
All evils are caused by lack of knowledge.
Prediction without explanation is prophecy.
All things are impermanent. Death comes without warning. This body too will be a corpse.
Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
The problem is not enjoyment; the problem is attachment.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Matter flows from place to place, and momentarily comes together to be you.
Somewhere, something incredible, is waiting to be known.
If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.
Those who are governed by reason, desire nothing for themselves which they do not also desire for the rest of humankind.