Be a philosopher; but, amidst all your philosophy, be still a man [sic]
If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise, we harden
Nothing is worth more than this day. You cannot relive yesterday. Tomorrow is still beyond your reach.
You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him
Hence it comes that all armed Prophets have been victorious, and all unarmed Prophets have been destroyed
Religious suffering is, at one and the same time, the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
The abolition of religion as the illusory happiness of the people is the demand for their real happiness. To call on them to give up their illusions about their condition is to call on them to give up a condition that requires illusions. The criticism of religion is, therefore, in embryo, the criticism of that vale of tears of which religion is the halo