Appearances often are deceiving.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Desire is the very essence of man.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
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.
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.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.