If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Appearances often are deceiving.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
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.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.