He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Appearances often are deceiving.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.