He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Resist much. Obey little.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
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!
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.