I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.