Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Time wounds all heels.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
A friend to all is a friend to none