Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
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 greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.