Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Resist much. Obey little.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Time wounds all heels.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
A man is literally what he thinks.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.