Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls