The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
The day of individual happiness has passed
Once you label me you negate me.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.