The object of the superior man is truth.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Time wounds all heels.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.