It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.