All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.