Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
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.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.