Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.