If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The object of the superior man is truth.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.