One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Criticize the act, not the person.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
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.