Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.