Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
All great achievements require time.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
The lie is a condition of life.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.