Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Resist much. Obey little.