Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
A man is literally what he thinks.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.