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?
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.