Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
I think, therefore I am.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.