Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.