Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
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.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
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.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
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.