His modesty amounts to deformity.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.