Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
A precedent embalms a principle.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
I think, therefore I am.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens