I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.