It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.