Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Criticize the act, not the person.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
A man is literally what he thinks.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.