It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
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.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.