The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Desire is the very essence of man.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
A friend to all is a friend to none
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.