When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
A man is literally what he thinks.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.