The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Criticize the act, not the person.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Be curious, not judgmental.