If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!