It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
What can't be cured must be endured.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.