Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
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.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Wisdom begins at the end.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.