Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Resist much. Obey little.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.