Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Criticize the act, not the person.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.