The lie is a condition of life.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
A friend to all is a friend to none