All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Resist much. Obey little.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.