The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
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.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.