By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
What goes up must come down.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.