Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.