A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Desire is the very essence of man.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.