All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.