Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Resist much. Obey little.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
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.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Criticize the act, not the person.