Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.