Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time serenity, that nothing is.
Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.
Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.
Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.
The stupid neither forgive nor forget the naive forgive and forget the wise forgive but do not forget.
The system isn't stupid, but the people in it are.
Marx said that religion was the opiate of the people. In the United States today, opiates are the religion of the people.
He who does not accept and respect those who want to reject life does not truly accept and respect life itself.
A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.
No further evidence is needed to show that 'mental illness' is not the name of a biological condition whose nature awaits to be elucidated, but is the name of a concept whose purpose is to obscure the obvious.
When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him.
Since this is the age of science, not religion, psychiatrists are our rabbis, heroin is our pork, and the addict is the unclean person.
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.
It is easier to do one's duty to others than to one's self. If you do your duty to others, you are considered reliable. If you do your duty to yourself, you are considered selfish.