Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
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.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.