Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.