Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The object of the superior man is truth.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.