Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.