Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
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!
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.