A precedent embalms a principle.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.