Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Compassion is the basis of morality.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.