Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Resist much. Obey little.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.