If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Time wounds all heels.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.