Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
A friend to all is a friend to none
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.