Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Desire is the very essence of man.