The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
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?
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
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.