If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
The lie is a condition of life.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.