You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
I think, therefore I am.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.