Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Appearances often are deceiving.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.