Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible