Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
I think, therefore I am.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.