Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.