Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.