Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.