Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Wisdom begins at the end.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.