One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
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.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.