It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
What can't be cured must be endured.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.