Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
A precedent embalms a principle.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
What can't be cured must be endured.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
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.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.