Genius is eternal patience.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.
Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
The way to know life is to love many things.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?