It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.