Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
What's done can't be undone.
Criticize the act, not the person.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.