He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
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.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Time wounds all heels.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.