Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
A man is literally what he thinks.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.